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To facilitate the transition to sustainable use and protection of the region’s human and natural resources through partnerships, education, and innovation.

We are a non-profit dedicated to community needs through conservation.  North Jersey RC&D works throughout  Sussex, Warren, Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset & Union counties.   


North Jersey RC&D has three focus areas, listed to the right.

Improve water quality through the use of appropriate agricultural best management practices and sustain the agricultural industry by implementing programs which enhance farming operations and economic viability

Improve water quality and quantity in the region and protect and improve riparian corridors through the implementation of stream restoration techniques

Improve the region’s ability to maximize the use of its human and economic resources

RC&D pulls together communities, various units of government and grassroots organizations, and helps them establish direction for the local program. Currently, there are 277 (two in New Jersey) authorized RC&D areas serving 2,016 counties in about half of the United States, the Caribbean, and the Pacific Basin. More than 20,000 volunteers annually contribute their time and resources to revitalize and sustain their communities.

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